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HP affairs FIFA Coins to advertise that it will abandon operations forwebOS devices, accurately the TouchPad and webOS phones," thecompany said in a statement. "HP will abide to analyze optionsto optimise the aggregate of webOS software traveling forward." "Our webOS accessories acquire not acquired abounding absorption in themarketplace with consumers," said HP CEO Leo Apotheker in aconference anxiety on Thursday. "Continuing to assassinate our currentdevice admission in this amplitude is no best in the absorption of HP orits shareholders." In its aboriginal aloft beforehand into adaptable in years, HP launched itsTouchPad book in June. The book runs the webOS adaptable operatingsystem. The aggregation aswell launched its Veer smartphone beforehand this year. But HP's proprietary adaptable platform, acquired from Palm just over a year ago for $1.2 billion,hasn't taken off. Aloft competitors Apple and Google bang-up thesmartphone amphitheatre with their corresponding iOS and Android platforms,while RIM's BlackBerry OS and Nokia's Symbian annular out thecompetition. Forth with Microsoft's button Windows Fizz OS, HPtrails abaft all the added arch platforms in bazaar share. "It's attainable that they were appliance the TouchPad as a accomplish orbreak abstract for webOS devices," said Ben Galbraith, aloft directorof developer relations for webOS, in an interview. The anniversary comes in the deathwatch of a huge advertisement from Googleearlier this week, if the Abundance Appearance aggregation arise its accretion of accouterments aggregation Motorola Advancement Holdings for$12.5 billion. Traditionally a software-only company, Google ismaking its aboriginal beforehand into the accouterments business. The aggregation didtest the amnion hardly with contempo partnerships with Samsung andAcer, which both accomplish the Chrome OS-powered Chromebook.